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Today's News

  • Former resident shares BIG fish story

    By CHRISTY CLEM
    Special to The Trimble Banner

    We chartered a 60-foot fishing vessel called the Point Runner and went deep sea fishing out of the Outer Banks of North Carolina on Sunday, June 5.

     We were hoping to catch some big fish and have a good time. We ended up landing memories that will last a lifetime!

  • Help available for getting your GED

    By Lisa Moore

    JCTC Trimble Co. Adult Education Program Specialist II

    Have you ever thought of getting your GED and then let something hold you back?  Well, you are not alone.  Many people have had this goal and then some obstacle gets in the way.  These barriers may include transportation, costs, motivation, test anxiety, or learning issues.  The instructors at JCTC Trimble County Adult Education want to help you reach your goals.

  • Harvesting blueberries and blackberries for full flavor

    Summer months are the harvest season for blueberries and blackberries, both of which have the potential to grow very well in Kentucky according to John Strang, UK Extension Fruit and Vegetable Specialist. Blue-berries, which are native to North America, are harvested from early June through early August. Blackberries are harvested from mid-June to early October. These delicious fruits offer newly recognized health benefits (high in cancer fighting antioxidants), but best of all, they capture the essence of summer in their sweetness.

  • MyPlate: A new icon and suggestions for eating healthy

    The MyPlate icon, with a plate, fork and drinking glass, simplifies the message for healthy eating. The plate is divided into four unequal sections—vegetables and fruits fill the left half, and grains and protein fill the right. The glass represents dairy products. The straightforward visual makes the recommendations for eating different food groups clear.

  • Winning the conflict could mean losing the relationship

    I’ve recently discovered the secret to getting rid of internal turmoil and stress – I’ve stopped listening to news talk radio and political talking heads shows on TV.

    Instead, I listen to my iPod – music and podcasts of sermons and science, food and history. It’s amazing how my inner agitation and anxiety have gone way down, and I haven’t missed a thing. I still know what’s going on in the world – I do work for a newspaper – without having to endure all the yelling.

  • LOOKING BACK

    30 Years Ago (July 2, 1981)

  • Lawmaker draws comparisons to other states

    One of the more persistent challenges state leaders face from year to year is determining just how well Kentucky measures up against its sister states. We need to know where we stand before we decide in which direction we should move.

  • Hydroplanes bring excitement, chances to renew friendships

    The 2011 Trimble County Fair may be history but local residents have a weekend of entertainment to look forward to as the world’s fastest watercraft power into the Ohio River valley to challenge for the Lucas Oil Indiana Governor’s Cup.

  • Brewer, Pyles to wed July 9

    Morgan Carlysle Brewer of Lander, Wyoming and Joel Stephen Pyles of Milton, Kentucky announce their engagement and approaching wedding.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Bob and Leslie Brewer of Lander, Wyoming. She is a 2010 graduate of Central Wyoming Community College and is employed with Limpons Big R Farm and Ranch in Riverton, Wyoming.

    The groom-to-be is the son of Michael and Carole Pyles of Milton, Kentucky. He is a 2008 graduate of Milligan College and is employed with Fremont County School Districts 1 and 14 in Wyoming.

  • Fisher family welcomes baby boy

    Jimmy and Hannah Sachleben Fisher wish to announce the birth of their second child, second son.

    Ethan Bennett Fisher was born May 24, 2011 at Hendricks Regional Hospital in Danville, Ind. He weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces and was 21-1/2 inches in length.

    Ethan has one brother, JD Fisher, 18 months.
    His paternal grandparents are Jim and Kim Fisher, Whitestown, Ind. and Rae and Johnny Huff, Avon, Ind.

    His maternal grandparents are Alan and Suzanne Sachleben of Bedford.